Famous Love Quotes

Famous love quotes and sayings



When Romeo wooed Juliet with some of Shakespeare’s most famous lines, he provided hope to people everywhere.

Throughout time, the famous have left guidelines for sharing just the right thoughts with a loved one. Often, the quotes are by individuals who are not as well-known, but have nonetheless left behind sage advice about expressing the love one person experiences for another.

Young boys think that telling girl they’re cool because they aren’t afraid of frogs and smell really neat on a hot summer’s day will win them over. But their outlook slowly changes at they reach the teen years and begin sharing sentiments that let the opposite sex know how wild they make them.

Women have also for years shared their thoughts about the perfect mate. For them, the sentiments may always be serious and deep or humorous with the admission that no matter how many times he gives her a birthday card on their anniversary or forgets that “no” might mean “maybe,” his woman will always love him.






  • Love is a perfume you cannot pour onto others without getting a few drops on yourself.
             Ralph Waldo Emerson


  • Love is of all passions the strongest, for it attacks simultaneously the head, the heart, & the senses....
             Lao Tzu


  • Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.
             Aristotle


  • We can cure physical diseases with medicine, but the only cure for loneliness, despair, and hopelessness is love. There are many in the world who are dying for a piece of bread, but there are many more dying for a little love.
             Mother Teresa


  • Soul meets soul on lover's lips.
             Percy Bysshe Shelly


  • Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.
             Antoine de Saint-Exupery


  • A man falls in love through his eyes, a woman through her ears.
             Woodrow Wyatt


  • No sooner met but they looked;
    No sooner looked but they loved;
    No sooner loved but they sighed;
    No sooner signed but they asked one another the reason;
    No sooner knew the reason but they sought the remedy;
    And in these degrees have they made a pair of stairs to marriage..
    .
             Shakespeare


  • Love is like a child, That longs for everything it can come by.
             Shakespeare


  • I love you more than words can wield the matter, Dearer than eyesight, space and liberty.
             Shakespeare


  • Come what sorrow can, it cannot countervail the exchange of joy that one short minute gives me in her sight.
             Shakespeare


  • Whenever you have truth it must be given with love, or the message and the messenger will be rejected.
             Mahatma Gandhi


  • Better to have loved and lost, than to have never loved at all.
             St. Augustine


  • Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
             Joseph Addison


  • Love is a fruit in season at all times,
    and within the reach of every hand.
             Mother Teresa


  • Love in your heart wasn't put there to stay
    Love isn't love until you give it away.
             Oscar Hammerstein


  • True love is like ghosts, which everybody talks about and few have seen.
              La Rochefoucauld


  • We are not the same persons this year as last; nor are those we love. It is a happy chance if we, changing, continue to love a changed person.
             W. Somerset Maugham


  • And now here is my secret, a very simple secret; it is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.
             Antoine de Saint-Exupery


  • Sympathy constitutes friendship; but in love there is a sort of antipathy, or opposing passion. Each strives to be the other, and both together make up one whole.
             Samuel Taylor Coleridge